Prayers for the use of families: chiefly selected from various authors : with a preliminary essay, together with a selection of hymns

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Cowperthwait, Desilver, & Butler, 1855 - Family - 348 pages
 

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Page 81 - And as many as walk according to this rule, peace be on them, and mercy, and upon the Israel of God.
Page 48 - They chant their artless notes in simple guise; They tune their hearts, by far the noblest aim : Perhaps ' Dundee's ' wild warbling measures rise, Or plaintive *• Martyrs...
Page 244 - Church ; that it may be so guided and governed by thy good Spirit, that all who profess and call themselves Christians may be led into the way of truth, and hold the faith in unity of spirit in the bond of peace, and in righteousness of life. Finally, we commend to thy fatherly goodness all those who are any ways afflicted, or distressed in mind, body, or estate...
Page 152 - The Lord is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.
Page 199 - Almighty and most merciful Father, We have erred and strayed from thy ways like lost sheep. We have followed too much the devices and desires of our own hearts. We have offended against thy holy laws. We have left undone those things which we ought to have done; And we have done those things which we ought not to have done; And there is no health in us.
Page 149 - Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, And passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? He retaineth not his anger for ever, Because he delighteth in mercy.
Page 264 - The eyes of all wait upon thee; and thou givest them their meat in due season. Thou openest thine hand, and satisfiest the desire of every living thing.
Page 169 - God is greatly to be feared in the assembly of the saints, and to be had in reverence of all them that are about him.
Page 70 - Then said I, Lo, I come : in the volume of the book it is written of me, I delight to do thy will, 0 my God: yea, thy law is within my heart.
Page 199 - Christ Jesus our Lord. And grant, O most merciful Father; for his sake; That we may hereafter live a godly, righteous, and sober life, To the glory of thy holy Name. Amen.

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